Canada Housing Starts  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts edged down to 216,210 units in January of 2018 from 216,275 in December, beating market expectations of 210,000. Urban starts increased slightly by 0.2 percent to 198,400 units; multiple urban starts essentially held steady at 134,685 units while single-detached urban starts rose 0.6 percent to 63,715 units. Meanwhile, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 17,810 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.03 Thousand from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 252K 222.7K 221K 214.7K
2018-01-09 01:15 PM Housing Starts 217K 251.7K 212.5K 228K
2018-02-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 216.2K 216.3K 210K 222.1K
2018-03-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 216.2K 215.8K
2018-04-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 214.6K
2018-05-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 212.6K


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8058892.00 7693118.00 8296249.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 216.21 216.28 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 103.30 103.30 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
216.21 216.28 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA




housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 216.21 Jan/18
France 42400.00 Dec/17
Japan -2.10 Dec/17
Russia 18.20 Dec/17
Spain 0.39 Sep/17
Turkey 23792.00 Sep/17
United Kingdom 41820.00 Sep/17
United States 1326.00 Jan/18


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